antitoxic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj antitoxic counteracting a toxin or poison
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • antitoxic Serving to inhibit or neutralize toxic action; having the character of antitoxin.
    • n antitoxic An antitoxic remedy.
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Usage

In literature:

The immunity produced by injections of antitoxic sera lasts only for a comparatively short time, seldom longer than a few weeks.
"Manual of Surgery" by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
He is antitoxic; he is a literary germicide of peculiar power.
"The Last Harvest" by John Burroughs
In other words, it is thought to have an "antitoxic" action.
"Vitality Supreme" by Bernarr Macfadden
In the case of diphtheria the antitoxic power of the serum may reach 800 units per cubic centimetre, or even more.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
An antitoxic serum has been prepared at the Koch Institute in Berlin.
"Food Poisoning" by Edwin Oakes Jordan
The antitoxic theory suffers from the fact that the toxic origin of scurvy cannot be established.
"Scurvy Past and Present" by Alfred Fabian Hess
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